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Fri Apr 5, 2013
David Callaghan answered:
Fresh coat of paint is a great return on investment

David Callaghan
Keller Williams Realty
917-747-5528
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Wed Mar 27, 2013
Jenet Levy answered:
The management company is:

Trump Corporation
New York, NY 10022,
P: 212-832-2000, F: 212-935-0141
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Gail Gladstone answered:
Raffaele,

That may not have worked for you through Trulia, but posting the complaint through Trulia may have.

I am often looking for a Realtor to whom I might want to refer business in the city.

Contact me with your areas of expertise and a little background and let's see if we can make this effort work.

gail@GladstoneGroupRealty.com
718-928-9580
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Thu Mar 28, 2013
Jerry Trudell answered:
Finding an apartment can be tiresome, in this market of low vacancies. Your price range is also limiting, so this can add to the difficulty. Rents have risen fast over the past 5 years, and it is no longer easy to find something in your price range anymore. This may be a big part of your problem, in my opinion. Even if you can find something that you can afford, plan on to paying additional security deposit. If your credit score is significantly less than 650 , (you do not define low so I do not know what your score is) You will also have to meet the income requirement, not just be employed, The general rule is a yearly income of 40x combined monthly rent, so your yearly income requirement for an 1100 dollar apartment would be $44,000. dollars.
You may need an agent who has a very good relationship with an independent landlord to help you find something that you can succeed in renting, as you have slim chance of getting anywhere with a strict management company,as they are completely impersonal,.
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Sun Mar 24, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
As for "what potential problems are we looking", not sure why you're not consulting with your attorney, rather than relying on online information....and when it comes to any necessary tax information, again a question better answered by your attorney, and or tax professional.... ... more
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Tue Mar 26, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Landlords set their own rules regarding credit requirements, and most do seek tenants with good credit; therefore consider being upfront, be prepared to show proof of employment/pay stubs, possibly have handy some reference letters, possibly be prepared to prepay some of the rent, or offer additional security deposit, etc.; or consider a guarantor... ... more
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Mon Apr 8, 2013
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Sat Nov 23, 2013
Marie Etienne answered:
I looked up the building and noticed that it has a full-time doorman. Your best bet to get information like that about a particular building would be the doorman. Real estate agents normally steer clear of answering those types of questions. ... more
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Mon Apr 8, 2013
Adina Greenberg answered:
In order for people to answer your question, you have to tell us about what property you mean. Also, it usually tells you whether or not a property has sold.
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Fri Mar 22, 2013
Adina Greenberg answered:
The monthly costs are what you have to pay every month.
In a coop it's one amount, called maintenance. It's real estate taxes combined with the upkeep of the building, water and heat usually (may include doorman, management, etc).
In a condo you have two amounts, Common charges which is that same upkeep of the building and separate your real estate taxes. The amount you see there is what it cost per month, but you pay these quarterly (RE Taxes)
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Wed Mar 20, 2013
Christopher Pagli answered:
Most agents utilize a 6 month agreement. Three months is not a fair amount of time to market a property and get it sold. There are exceptions however, some properties sell the first week on the market. I guess your agent will determine what is fair based on the property, condition, location, and pricing.

Chris
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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Jacques Ambron answered:
Probably, I'm assuming you don't have negative history. Income will also play a role. At this point you may want to estblish some credit which can help you lower interest rates.
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Wed Feb 12, 2014
Timothy Bascom answered:
Yes it is the best. I am raising 3 kids here!
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Thu Mar 28, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
You should check with a local and trusted loan officer what may be available goven your credit rating. Some programs allow a gift from your parents. They may also come on as a co-borrower or if they are giving you the money, you will need to put it into your account long before you close as banks have seasing requests. again check with the loan officer what those requirements are. be up front so they can guide you properly ... more
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Fri Mar 22, 2013
Claire-Anne Aikman answered:
It's kinda like an insurance policy for appliances and mechanical in the home. Each plan varies a bit but they can really save you a lot of money in the long run.
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Sun Jul 21, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Why not simply work with an agent of your own who can provide any necessary information, and suitable listings; and generally your own representation is free.
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Wed Nov 9, 2016
Sandy Navas answered:
Hi, I can meet with you and place your Apartment on the citi-habitats website which has over 100,000 unique visitors monthly. My name is Sandy...my number is (646) 831-1955. Please give me a call or text to discuss. ... more
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
Jenet Levy answered:
Ines,
There are terrific things to do in the Bronx. The Bronx Zoo, the Botanic Gardens, Wave Hill, enjoying Van Cortlandt Park, and of course Yankee Stadium are just a few.
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Tue Nov 5, 2013
Aileen Grossmann answered:
COOP! And the monthly maintenance is $838.00 p/month.
:-)
Aileen
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